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Boxing Comprehension Quiz

This quiz will test your understanding of the text that you read on the boxing reading page.

(You can also print this quiz on paper.)

1. Carvings show fist-fighting 5,000 years ago in ancient:
a) Egypt b) Greece c) Sumeria
2. In bare-knuckled boxing, fighters didn't wear:
a) shorts b) gloves c) boots
3. The London Prize Ring rules were introduced in:
a) 1743 b) 1867 c) 1908
4. At the Olympic Games we can watch:
a) amateur boxing b) professional boxing c) kick boxing
5. In professional boxing, one round usually lasts for:
a) two minutes b) three minutes c) four minutes
6. If all the judges agree on the winner, it is a:
a) clear decision b) split decision c) unanimous decision
7. A rising punch thrown with the rear hand is:
a) a jab b) a hook c) an upercut
8. Evading a punch by bending the legs and lowering the head is called:
a) bobbing b) weaving c) swaying
9. Muhammad Ali was the World Heavyweight Champion:
a) three times b) four times c) five times
10. Muhammad Ali said that he floats like a butterfly and stings like:
a) an ant b) a bee c) a mosquito

Contributor: Matt Errey